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Grandson of former MLA rams car into pillar, dies

Grandson of former MLA dies in car accident after ramming his car into a pillar on Palm Beach Road in Navi Mumbai. He was flung out of the car and the vehicle caught fire. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

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Updated on Oct 01, 2023 11:01 PM IST

55-year-old school van driver hangs self in Vashi garden

the deceased was depressed about his health condition and was also stressed about loan that he had taken, the police said

55-year-old school van driver hangs self in Vashi garden
Updated on Sep 28, 2023 09:48 AM IST

Drunk man rams bike into divider; pillion run over by vehicle

The incident occurred around 11.30pm, on the Koparkhairane flyover when Pravin Chandorkar, 34, along with his friend Ganesh Borude, 43, who was also drunk and driving, were traveling from Koparkhairane to Talvali. While driving, Borude lost control of the vehicle and hit the plastic booth at the roadside junction, and rammed his bike into the divider

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Updated on Sep 28, 2023 08:46 AM IST

63-year-old shopkeeper held for molesting 13-year-old girl in Turbhe

A 63-year-old man has been arrested for molesting a 13-year-old girl at his shop in Turbhe. The victim spoke up about the incident to her mother, leading to the man's arrest. It is believed that the man may have committed similar crimes in the past.

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Updated on Sep 26, 2023 09:58 PM IST

Panvel City police trace killer 30 years after murder

The Panvel city police in Navi Mumbai have arrested a murder suspect who had been on the run for 30 years. The accused, Salvinder Singh Amar Singh Majbi, had killed a man in 1994 and had been hiding in Amritsar ever since. The police were able to track him down with the help of local authorities and informants. The accused has admitted his involvement in the crime and is currently in police custody.

Panvel City police trace killer 30 years after murder
Updated on Sep 26, 2023 06:23 PM IST

Nerul cop, trying to help mishap victims, gets hit by a car

The constable on a night patrolling duty was checking on a couple whose two-wheeler skid when a speeding car hit the police jeep, injuring him

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Published on Sep 25, 2023 05:34 PM IST

Wanted to take child home for second wife: 74-year-old who kidnapped girl

“The girl, who stayed with her parents in the hutment area on the east side of Nerul railway station, was playing with her two siblings on Thursday afternoon. The accused lured the kids with vada pav, and while they were eating, he hired an auto rickshaw and left with the girl,” a police officer said, adding that after the parents returned and asked about the girl to her siblings, they were unaware of her whereabouts

The accused had come to Mumbai from Kerala around 40 years ago in search of a job and has two sons from his first marriage. After the death of his first wife, he remarried and is childless in the second marriage. “We did a medical checkup of the child, and she is fine. No assault is observed. We would be producing her before the child welfare committee for further analysis of the child,” assistant inspector Nitin Khade from Nerul police station said (HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 25, 2023 12:28 AM IST

Three booked for using spy camera in MPSC exam

MPSC officials found that the candidate had used the spy camera and leaked the question paper while appearing for the exam. “It is suspected that the candidate who sent the question paper was connected to someone outside through Bluetooth and was being helped with answers,”said the official

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Published on Sep 22, 2023 12:51 AM IST

Raigad cops solve railway guard murder, trace killer to Karnataka

The accused was constantly changing his mobile phones and sim cards, and was traced by keeping a tab of his former aides he had met in jail during his previous arrest around 20 years ago

Raigad cops solve railway guard murder, trace killer to Karnataka
Published on Sep 19, 2023 12:13 AM IST

Sanpada woman professor files case against her living partner

After issues with her husband, a 56-year-old woman from Sanpada, who started staying with another man whom she met via Facebook, lost valuables worth ₹45 lakh

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Published on Sep 18, 2023 10:47 PM IST

Six-year-old helps police trace woman’s killer husband

Police in Navi Mumbai have arrested a man for the murder of his wife after their six-year-old son identified her saree on her decomposed body. The husband had reported her missing on September 8, three days after he killed her by strangulation.

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Updated on Sep 15, 2023 12:37 AM IST

2 killed as car rams into divider on JNPT road

The accident happened at midnight when the duo was going towards Navi Mumbai from Panvel via Ulwe on the JNPT road near T point. Vrushabh Ramesh Sharma, 39, a resident of Sai Nagar in Panvel, who works at a logistics firm, was going to work and saw a crashed vehicle at T point and noticed a man and woman lying seriously injured

“During investigations, we learnt that the Honda City was speeding, and it lost control and crashed in the metallic divider on the JNPT lane and then turned turtle twice and fell to the right side of the road,” a police officer from Panvel City police station said. (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 14, 2023 12:23 AM IST

Raigad coast drugs haul: Cops seek info on routes of vessels carrying contrabands

The police in Navi Mumbai are investigating a recent drugs haul on the Raigad coast and have sought information from port authorities across Maharashtra about the routes taken by vessels carrying contraband. The investigation is being conducted from all possible angles, with the Indian Coast Guard and Navy also involved. The drugs, including 175 packets of hashish weighing a total of 209.13 kg, were found on five beaches on the Raigad coast. The police are also looking at the possibility of the involvement of a boat that sunk in the area.

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Updated on Sep 10, 2023 12:24 AM IST

Seven years on, man arrested for murder after it was passed off as road accident

A man's death in a road accident in Navi Mumbai was actually a murder, according to police. The victim's wife and her lover are the main suspects.

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Updated on Sep 09, 2023 12:22 AM IST

Raigad police crack murder of railway crossing guard

The police have successfully identified the accused who shot the railway crossing gateman ater two weeks of investigations

Raigad police crack murder of railway crossing guard
Published on Sep 08, 2023 11:34 PM IST

Two peddlers arrested, 650 gms of Mephedrone seized

The police had received an information about the duo who were to supply the drugs to a client in Taloja

Two peddlers arrested, 650 gms of Mephedrone seized
Updated on Sep 07, 2023 01:13 AM IST

ADG reviews traffic measures for Ganesh festival

High-level meeting held in Navi Mumbai to discuss traffic strategy for Ganesh Utsav. Agencies instructed to work together to avoid miscommunication and inconvenience. Centralized instructions and SOPs to be issued to travelers and drivers. Increased night patrolling and facilities for travelers planned.

ADG reviews traffic measures for Ganesh festival
Updated on Sep 06, 2023 03:06 PM IST

Man booked for threatening NMMT bus driver with a sword

The incident happened on Monday night when a NNMT bus driver applied brakes and a car from behind rammed onto the bus

Man booked for threatening NMMT bus driver with a sword
Updated on Sep 06, 2023 02:55 PM IST

Narcotics cell, FDA team up to trace anti-depressant manufacturers

Meanwhile, the police have also claimed that the Nigerians arrested are extremely non-cooperative and are denying everything. “They are not revealing anything and hence, we are investigating the case further technically,” he added

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Updated on Sep 06, 2023 12:51 AM IST

Three arrested from Haryana in insurance swindle worth 2.40 cr

Posing as representatives from insurance grievance portal, the trio convinced the complainant to part with more money to gain ₹58 more than his insurance investment

Three arrested from Haryana in insurance swindle worth <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>2.40 cr
Updated on Sep 05, 2023 01:27 AM IST

Three persons booked for employing 14-year-old girl as house help

Navi Mumbai: Three persons were booked on Saturday for employing a 14-year-old girl as a house help

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Updated on Sep 05, 2023 12:38 AM IST

Panvel constable booked for rash driving mishap, one hurt

The policeman has been booked under the IPC sections 279 (rash driving), 337 (causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others) amng others

Panvel constable booked for rash driving mishap, one hurt
Updated on Sep 04, 2023 03:57 PM IST

39 Nigerians arrested, drugs worth 5 crore seized in Navi Mumbai

Navi Mumbai police arrested 36 Nigerians and seized drugs worth over ₹5 crore in a crackdown on drug trafficking in the city.

Navi Mumbai Police in DCP Zone 1 raid at Juhugaon , Vashi in Navi Mumbai, India, on Friday, September 1, 2023. (Photo by ) (Bachchan Kumar/ HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 04, 2023 03:51 PM IST

Missing 20-year-old woman’s body found a week later at Raigad creek

A 20-year-old woman who went missing was found dead in a creek in Raigad. Police believe she was upset about failing an exam and family issues.

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Updated on Sep 02, 2023 12:47 AM IST

75 Nigerian nationals detained in Navi Mumbai with drugs worth 2 crore

Navi Mumbai police raided six locations, detaining 75 Nigerian nationals selling drugs illegally. The police seized contraband worth ₹2 crore.

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Updated on Sep 02, 2023 12:44 AM IST

‘Afghani’ charas worth 4.5 crore washes up on five Raigad beaches

“The contraband found was identified to be Charas and had ‘Afghan Product’ printed on it. We are further investigating the case. If anyone finds similar packets on the shores, they should inform us immediately. Strict action will be taken if the contraband has been found to be put for any personal or commercial use,” Somnath Gharge, superintendent of police from Raigad, said

A case has been registered under sections 8 (c), 20 (b) 2 (c) and 22 (c) of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act. At Ratnagiri, similar packets were found from August 14 to August 17 on the shores of Karde, Ladghar, Kelshi, Kolthare, Murud, Burondi and Borya beaches (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 30, 2023 12:32 AM IST

Teenager booked for impregnating 14 year old Instagram friend

17-year-old boy booked for impregnating 14-year-old girl he met on Instagram. Boy's mother also booked for not stopping the relationship. In another incident, an auto driver arrested for sexually molesting a minor boy in a mall washroom.

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Updated on Aug 29, 2023 03:25 PM IST

Navi Mumbai corporator demands action against garden contractor

Brija Vishwakarma, 4, was killed when she climbed on a cement bench and it toppled over her while playing in a public garden in sector 12, Kharghar

Navi Mumbai, India - Aug. 28, 2023:Corporator asked corporation to take action against the contractor who was responsible for maintaining the garden in Navi Mumbai, India, on Monday, August 28, 2023. (Photo by / HT PHOTO) (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 29, 2023 02:15 PM IST

Kerala student goes missing after losing 50K in share market

“He was investing in stocks even before coming to Mumbai, but the amounts he invested were small. But a week ago, he told his mother that he had faced a loss of around ₹50,000 in the stocks. His mother told him that it is okay and he should stop stock investments and just focus on his studies as the family is there to support him financially,” his father, Ashraf Moideen, told HT

The officer added that they will now look at the CCTV footage of railway stations and also meet the agency in Andheri to understand the kind of dealing he was having with them. “The boy had switched off the phone right in his building itself before he left,” he said. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 29, 2023 12:24 AM IST

Mother, agent held for pushing minor girl into prostitution

A 43-year-old woman and an agent were arrested in Navi Mumbai for attempting to sell the woman's minor daughter for ₹1.5 lakh. The agent was caught after trying to arrange a meeting with a bogus customer. The woman and the agent have been charged under various sections of the law.

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Updated on Aug 27, 2023 02:05 PM IST
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